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VISITOR ADMISSION PASSES
|1-Day Visitor Ticket||EUR 20.00||EUR 40.00|
|2-Day Visitor Ticket||EUR 25.00||EUR 45.00|
|3-Day Visitor Ticket||EUR 30.00||EUR 50.00|
Visitor Pre-Registration is open. To attend the Congress a separate registration is necessary. Congress Registration opens in Spring.
FILTECH 2013 will be again held in Wiesbaden, Germany. Wiesbaden is easy to reach by whatever means, be it by road, by rail or by plane. The City's proximity to Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) guarantees easy access especially for international visitors: the largest airport in continental Europe is 30 minutes away by car or by train.
The Star Alliance™ Members Airlines are pleased to be appointed as the Official
Airline Network for FILTECH 2013.
To obtain the Star Alliance™ Conventions Plus discounts, please call the reservation office of a participating Star Alliance Member Airline and quote the FILTECH 2013 convention code LH04S13. Registered participants plus one accompanying person travelling to the event are automatically granted a discount of up to 20%, depending on fare and class of travel booked. Discounts are offered on published business and economy class fares, excluding website/internet fares, senior and youth fares, group fares and Round the World fares. To obtain the Star Alliance™ Conventions Plus discounts, please follow the below steps to access the Conventions Plus online booking tool:
- Visit www.staralliance.com/conventionsplus/delegates/
- Under "Delegates login" enter conventions code LH04S13
- The online booking tool opens in a separate window*
*Should the online booking tool not open please ensure that your Pop-Up blocker is disabled.
Participating Airlines for this event are:
Please note: For travel from Japan and New Zealand special fares or discounts are offered by the participating airlines on their own network. When making your travel plans please present proof of attendance.
Wiesbaden is easily accessible via Frankfurt International Airport (FRA), the largest airport in continental Europe located only 28 kilometres away. Passengers do not even have to leave the terminal area to make their connections; they can take the suburban trains or several regional trains directly to Wiesbaden Central Station.
Fraport AG – Frankfurt International Airport
60547 Frankfurt am Main
Infotelephone: +49 1805 3724636
The Frankfurt International Airport [German: Rhein-Main-Flughafen or Flughafen Frank furt am Main] is located in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, some 30 kilometres east of Wiesbaden. It is the largest airport in Germany, serving as an important hub for international flights from around the world and has two integrated railway stations: The long-distance railway station at the AIRail Terminal, right next to Terminal 1 and a regional railway station for S-Bahn (metropolitan railway), regional and local trains at Terminal 1, Level 1.
We recommend S-Bahn service S8 or S9 for your journey to Wiesbaden Hauptbahnhof (Central Station). These lines depart every 15 to 30 minutes on average from the regional station in Terminal 1, Level 1, at platforms 2 and 3. The journey takes around 30 minutes. Please select tariff zone 65/6500 on the RMV ticket machine for Wiesbaden. There is a fast-selection button for single tickets to Mainz/Wiesbaden, marked 'Einzelfahrt nach Mainz/ Wiesbaden'.
FILTECH 2013 Conference delegates receive a RMV combi-ticket with their registration confirmation, allowing free local public transport from Frankfurt International airport to/in Wiesbaden and back.
Taxis are available at both terminals. A trip to/from the centre of Wiesbaden costs about EUR 40-45 and takes 20 to 30 minutes, depending on traffic conditions. If you travel back to Frankfurt Airport by taxi, simply tell the driver the name of your airline. The taxi driver knows his way round and will "automatically" take you to the right terminal and put you down near your check-in desk.
At Frankfurt International Airport you will find several companies offering car rental services.
Infotelephone: +49 6543 509200
Terminal Info: +49 6543 509113
Despite its name, Frankfurt Hahn Airport [German: Flughafen Frankfurt-Hahn] the is situated some 120 km west of Frankfurt and some 90 kilometres west of Wiesbaden. Passengers arriving there should be aware that there is no train or tram connection to Wiesbaden. In total it will take approx. 2 hours to get to Wiesbaden Central Station.
There are buses (ORN-airport-shuttle) every 1 or 2 hours between Frankfurt Hahn Airport (bus terminal stop 1 in front of the terminal building) and the main railway station in Mainz. The bus journey to Mainz takes 70 minutes. Tickets are available on the bus (The FILTECH public transport ticket is not valid for this bus) From Mainz to Wiesbaden Hauptbahnhof (Central Station) we recommend S-Bahn service S8 (The FILTECH public transport ticket is valid for regional trains from Mainz to Wiesbaden). This line departs every 30 minutes from platform 1a inside the main railway station on street level. The journey takes another 15 minutes. Please select tariff zone 65/6500 on the RMV ticket machine for Wiesbaden. In total it will take at approx. 2 hours (!) to get to Wiesbaden Central Station.
A trip to/from the centre of Wiesbaden costs about EUR 100 – 145 (!) and takes about 1 hour, depending on traffic conditions.
The Central Station of Wiesbaden is a breakpoint of important Euro- and Intercity connections. Wiesbaden is closely linked to Frankfurt Hbf Main Station through numerous rail connections, a journey of only 35 minutes. Travellers arriving by train have only short walking distances in the City. Pedestrians can easily reach the most important sights and facilities in a few minutes.
From the Central Station to the Rhein-Main-Hallen it is only a 10 minutes walk. You can also take the bus or taxi from outside the main station - a few minutes ride and very frequent service. FILTECH 2013 Conference delegates receive a public transport ticket for Wiesbaden and can use buses and trams in Wiesbaden free of charge. The ticket also covers free rides with regional trains from Frankfurt Airport to Wiesbaden Central Station and back.
Have a good connection to FILTECH! Compared with a car each journey by train spares the environment two-thirds CO2 and compared with a plane even respectable 75 percent.
Your ticket is valid from 20 th to 26 th of October 2013.
Please call the Deutsche Bahn service number +49 (0)1806 31 11 53** to book your ticket and quote FILTECH as reference. Have your credit card ready please.
If travelling by train from outside Germany you can also take advantage of this reduced fare by booking this special ticket which is valid in Germany. When making your reservation by phone you will get an reservation code which enables you to print your ticket at any German train station. You can also receive your ticket by surface mail. In this case postage costs will be added and an early reservation is recommended. Please contact the Deutsche Bahn service team at +49 (0)1805-31 11 53** if you have any queries concerning this ticket.
Examples for your price advantages compared to the regular price in the 2nd class***:
* Tickets are Changes and reimbursement before the first day of validity are Euro 15 excluded from the first day of validity onwards. Passengers restrict themselves to a particular train and travel times. For a supplement of Euro 20 in 2nd class resp. Euro 20 in 1st class full flexible tickets are also available only Monday to Thursday (not for Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays).
** The booking line is available from Monday to Saturday 8am to 10pm. Calls will be charged at Euro 0.14 per minute, the expenses from cell phones max. Euro 0.42 per minute.
*** Prices are subject to change
Wiesbaden is linked to 8 highways and seven federal roads, and can be reached, e.g., from the north via A5 or A3, from the east via A3/A66, from the south via A5 or A67/A63 and from the west via A60.
The Rhein-Main-Halls are located in the City Center. For downtown parking you will find a number of public parking garages. The nearest parking place to the Rhein-Main-Hallen is the "Theater"-Parking-Garage which is open 24 hours a day. The next parking place is the "Markt/Rathaus"-Garage 10 minutes walking distance to the Rhein-Main-Hallen. Parking-Fees will be charged.
FILTECH 2013 Congress delegates receive a “RMV-KongressTicket” together with their registration confirmation. This tickets entitles to free rail travel between Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) Railway Station and Wiesbaden Central Station and return (in suburban/regional trains - S8/S9) plus unlimited free travel on the Wiesbaden public transport bus and regional train services from 21-25 October 2013.
Wiesbaden is an open and lively business centre, characterised by it`s Spa, a charming historic architecture and a beautiful old town. Wiesbaden, a lush masterpiece of historicism, has not only preserved its belle époque charm over time, but has also merged it with its modern professional life.
It is also known as the "Gateway to the Rheingau", a famous wine growing region.
Wiesbaden is a perfect starting point for guided tours to beautiful sites like the romantic
City of Rudesheim surrounded by the best wine growing areas of fine Rheingau Riesling wine.
Rudesheim lies on the romantic river current and proves on sight why the town belongs to the
most well known spots on the Rhine.
Wiesbaden Tourist Office
Contact: Ms. Charlotte Riefke
Postfach 6050 - 65050 Wiesbaden
Phone.: +49 (611) 1729 777
Fax: +49 (611) 1729 799